|[January 29, 2013]
Evolve IP Supports Junior Achievement with Award-Winning Cloud Services
WAYNE, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
IP, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced it is providing its
award-winning cloud services to Junior
Achievement of Delaware Valley. In addition to the efficiency and
productivity benefits gained from capitalizing on cloud computing,
Junior Achievement (JA) now enjoys significant cost-savings that it
reinvests in programs that educate youth on work readiness,
entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Evolve IP's (News - Alert) technology is also
enabling the Junior Achievement staff to work remotely, mobilizing the
organization so that it can better reach and serve students in the
Specifically, Junior Achievement is using Evolve IP for cloud services,
Communications-Evolve IP's award-winning unified
communications/hosted IP phone system provides Junior Achievement with
improved productivity and reliability while eliminating the
maintenance headaches and high costs associated with premise-based
Evolve IP's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on their iPads and
tablets, Junior Achievement staff obtain high-performing remote access
to the organization's data and applications, allowing them to better
serve students in the five-county Philadelphia region.
Servers-Evolve IP's premier private cloud service, vServer, is
accessed over private connectivity, and functions just as if the
servers were still working in the Junior Achievement data center. This
means that Junior Achievement i eradicating on-site management,
maintenance, and capital expense.
"Now we can focus even more of our efforts on our youth programs instead
of IT maintenance," says Paul Kappel, President of Junior Achievement of
Delaware Valley. "Evolve IP's virtual desktop solution is truly amazing.
We're experiencing real productivity gains and have turned into a mobile
unit. I never knew we could do so much on an iPad without making costly
Founded in 1919, Junior Achievement's first program, JA Company Program,
was offered on an after-school basis to high school students. In 1975,
the organization entered the classroom, and has since expanded its
activities and broadened its scope to include in-school and after-school
students. Today, Junior Achievement of Delaware Valley reaches 15,000
students annually in the Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and
"Evolve IP is a great supporter of Junior Achievement and we contribute
to the organization financially as well as by investing our volunteer
time with students," says Guy Fardone, COO and General Manager at Evolve
IP. "It's rewarding to be able to provide Junior Achievement with
productive technologies that allow it to focus on what is most important
to the organization, and that is driving work readiness,
entrepreneurship, and financially literacy in our schools."
Junior Achievement gives young students the knowledge and skills they
need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make
smart choices. It has local corporate volunteers like Vanguard, Lockheed
Martin, and Evolve IP that deliver relevant, hands-on programs for
students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
These programs enable students to make a connection between what they
learn in school and how it can be applied to the real world. They teach
students how to manage their finances, develop workforce skills, and
become entrepreneurs. The interaction also substantially increases
students' understanding of the value of staying in school.
The programs work: When asked if being a JA student positively impacted
their future, 92 percent of JA Alumni responded "yes." Over 90 percent
of JA alumni indicate they have the confidence that they can compete
successfully in a business environment.
For more information about Evolve IP's suite of cloud services, visit http://www.EvolveIP.net.
For more discussion about how cloud services can improve business, visit Cloud
IQ. For more information about Junior Achievement, visit http://philadelphia.JA.org.
ABOUT EVOLVE IP
Evolve IP is The Cloud Services Company™. Designed from the beginning to
provide organizations with a unified option for cloud services, Evolve
IP enables decision-makers to migrate all or select IT technologies to
its award-winning cloud platform. Evolve IP's combination of security,
stability, scalability, and lower total cost of ownership is
fundamentally superior to outdated legacy systems and other cloud
offerings. Today, tens of thousands of customers across the globe depend
daily on Evolve IP for cloud services like virtual servers, virtual
desktops, disaster recovery, unified communications, contact centers,
and more. Visit www.EvolveIP.net
ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to
inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.
Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides
in-school and after-school programs for students which focus on three
key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial
literacy. Locally over 1,000 volunteers reach 15,000 students with
quality education programs. In addition, 122 individual area operations
reach more than four million students in the United States, with an
additional five million students served by operations in over 100 other
countries worldwide. For more information, visit http://Philadelphia.JA.org.
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